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Covered Bouillon Cup and Saucer Cup And Saucer

This is a Cup and saucer. It is dated 1771 and we acquired it in 1977. Its medium is soft paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. John Jay Ide. It is credited The John Jay Ide Collection.

It has the following markings

Underside of cup: [1] interlaced LLs enclosing "S", painted in blue overglaze (manufactory and date mark) [2] "LB", painted in blue overglaze (painter's mark) [3] incised marks Underside of saucer: [1] interlaced LLs enclosing "S", painted in blue overglaze (manufactory and date mark) [2] "LB", painted in blue overglaze (painter's mark) [3] cursive "cd" (?), incised

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

On side of cup and in well of saucer: [1] "DB", painted in polychrome vitreous enamels and gold (monogram)

Cite this object as

Covered Bouillon Cup and Saucer Cup And Saucer; France; soft paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; The John Jay Ide Collection; 1977-52-29-a/c

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